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I strongly oppose the DiSC 2022 project and there are plenty of reasons why, including the plethora of false claims by the Ramos developers. First, the project will add 12,000 car trips daily to Mace Blvd., so it will increase traffic, not decrease it as they claim. Second, the fiscal... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Davisite
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(From press release) After an extensive evaluation process by the Management Committee of the local Sierra Club Yolano Group, the Sierra Club Mother Lode Chapter Political and Executive Committees, and the Sierra Club Northern California Political Review Committee, the Sierra Club Yolano Group is pleased to announce the Sierra Club's... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Davisite
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Site map showing the Residential Area of DiSC adjacent to the Advanced Manufacturing Area. Most of the residential units will be market rate, not Affordable. By Matt Williams Each morning for the next two weeks I will provide Davisite readers and Davis voters with an article on one of the... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at The Davisite
By Matt Williams This table provides fact checking for the article Affordable Housing Expert argues that Affordable Housing at DiSC does not Comply with City of Davis Municipal Code What is the most important reason to vote “No” on Measure H? A header On Tuesday I got a telephone call... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at The Davisite
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Davis Pride volunteers move stencils on May 30, 2021, while painting temporary chalk on a Fifth Street crosswalk in Davis. (Wendy Weitzel/Courtesy photo) (From press release) Rainbow crosswalks, live music, drag queens and skating are all coming to Davis in preparation for International LGBTQ+ Month in June. The popular rainbow... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2022 at The Davisite
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We are concerned that Davis City Councilman Dan Carson’s involvement in the Measure H campaign and his efforts to pass Measure H set a terrible precedent for Davis and harms our citizen-based democratic processes. Carson is the first elected official in Davis to lead a developer’s campaign committee to annex... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at The Davisite
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Who wants 12,000 more daily car trips on Mace Blvd? Who wants to annex and pave over 102 acres of prime farmland and environmental habitat OUTSIDE the City of Davis boundary? Who wants to violate every principle of effective city planning by developing 80,000 square feet of retail businesses beyond... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at The Davisite
Isn’t there a better way to provide funding for city services than paving over prime agricultural land with an industrial park? We have an internationally recognized agricultural research university and the city is proposing to despoil the very essence of that educational field: the land. The university hasn’t asked for... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2022 at The Davisite
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One of the few benefits of COVID has been people’s heightened awareness around the climate crisis. For me personally I have made significant lifestyle changes regarding my transportation choices and frequency of travel, started purchasing second hand clothing, and committed to eating sustainably produced foods. I would like to think... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2022 at The Davisite
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Amanda Long and her daughter (Courtesy photo) (From press release) Soroptimist International of Davis awarded a record $20,000 in funds in 2022 through its signature Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women. Women are encouraged each year to apply for the awards if they are the primary wage... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2022 at The Davisite
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By Marc Thomas The work from home trend in the business world has been slowly emerging and accelerated by COVID. Recently, Apple and other product companies are instituting a 3 day per week to Twitter which is now near 100% remote. And many are relocating to lower cost areas and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2022 at The Davisite
(From press release) The League of Women Voters Davis Area and the Woodland League of Women Voters will co-sponsor a nonpartisan election forum on the county district attorney race on Wednesday, April 27. The event will run from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Woodland Community Center, 2001 East Street in Woodland.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2022 at The Davisite
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(From press release) Today in Yolo Superior Court, the attorneys for the citizens who wrote and signed the No on Measure H ballot statement, filed a motion for an award of legal fees and costs they incurred in their defense of a lawsuit filed by Davis City Councilmember Dan Carson.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2022 at The Davisite
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By Aaron Wedra Our new exhibit at the Hattie Weber Museum focuses on the three Japanese-Americans enrolled at Davis High School during school year 1940-41: siblings Tetsuo and Tayeko Ito, and Miyo Hiromoto. All appear in the DHS yearbook of 1941, photographed with their classes and also as participants in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2022 at The Davisite
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The Old East Davis Neighborhood Association (OEDNA) is requesting review by the California Supreme Court of the recent appellate court decision on the Trackside development project, in the case of OEDNA vs. City of Davis. We are doing this because we believe that the City should be faithful to the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2022 at The Davisite
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The campaign has retained Dynata, a Texas marketing firm, to repeatedly call thousands of Davis voters over and over until the phone is answered. By Alan Pryor Who is Dynata? Numerous Davis citizens have reported receiving a "push poll" survey telephone call concerning the proposed "DiSC 2022" project from a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2022 at The Davisite
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Festival goers enjoy the Davis Pride Festival on June 13, 2021. (Robin Fadtke/Courtesy photo) (From press release) The rainbows return to Davis’ Central Park in June for the Davis Pride Festival. Events include skating, a fun run, live music, drag queens, vendors and more – June 11 and 12. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2022 at The Davisite
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Campus and City Bus System Celebrating 54 Years in the Community (From press release) ASUCD Unitrans, the City of Davis and UC Davis local bus service, is turning 54 on Friday, March 4! To celebrate, Unitrans is running one of our vintage London double decker buses on a special, free... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2022 at The Davisite
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The Sierra Club joins a lawsuit with a local citizens' group, Yolo Land and Water Defense, calling for changes in flawed Yolo County aggregate mining regulations and for appropriate further protection of lands and waters adversely affected by existing mining practices. (From press release) The Sierra Club has partnered with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2022 at The Davisite
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Juliette Beck, a lifelong social and environmental justice advocate, mother and caregiver, filed over 200 signatures on Wednesday with the Yolo County Elections office to stand as a candidate for District 2 County Supervisor. “I am testing the waters to see if there is community support for a strong progressive,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2022 at The Davisite
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The Davis Odd Fellows will continue to award the 'Officer Natalie Corona Odd Fellows Memorial Scholarship' this year. This scholarship was created after the murder of Officer Natalie Corona on January 10, 2019, to honor her service and commitment to our community. Our goal is to help remove barriers for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2022 at The Davisite
(From press release) Soroptimist International of Davis is accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations for Community Grant funding for 2022. In 2022, the club has $5,000 budgeted for Community Grants of up to $2,500 each. Nonprofit organizations that align with the Soroptimist mission are encouraged to apply. The deadline is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2022 at The Davisite
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Hope in Difficult Times: An Interfaith Conversation (From press release). The Celebration of Abraham, which is the only interfaith organization guided by the laity in Davis and Woodland, will hold another virtual celebration this year, Sunday February 6, 2022, 3 pm-4:30 pm. We deeply miss gathering with everyone in person... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2022 at The Davisite
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Project marks first major procurement milestone for CCA Joint Powers Agency Participating CCAs (From press release) At the January 19 California Community Power (CC Power) board meeting, members of the Joint Powers Agency voted to enter into an energy storage service agreement with REV Renewables for 69 megawatts (MW)/552 megawatt... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2022 at The Davisite
This is a summary of our longer Petition that can be found and signed at https://chng.it/fJWfym9Gx6 We are Yolo residents concerned about the potential adverse impacts of the Teichert Shifler Mining and Reclamation Project. On Tuesday, 11 January at 1:00 pm the Yolo Board of Supervisors will discuss and vote... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2022 at The Davisite